Marketing & Communications Manager
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Jon Drops Reid has worked to mobilize dance community throughout his professional dance and administrative career. His dance work specializes in Bboy / Breaking battles, theatre, performance, production, education, curation and choreography, but Jon has also been at the frontier of animating connections between a spectrum of dance communities and arts institution's membership, and services to support much-needed access to resources for dancers.
Jon Drops is a member of the world famous Supernaturalz Crew, Marketing & Communications Manager at the Dancer Transition Resource Centre (DTRC), co-founder of Making Moves Creative and co-curator of Nightshift annual dance festival presented by Citadel + Compagnie. He has previously worked as Dance Outreach Consultant for Canadian Actors Equity Association (CAEA) for 3 years, as the Dance Director at Manifesto Festival of Arts and Culture for 7 years, Marketing Director of Back to the Underground (B2DU) as well as co-founder and co-Artistic Director of Break It Down Dance Initiatives. Collaboratively he has also produces some of the nations biggest urban dance events with international partners such as World of Dance Canada (WOD) as co-producer for two years, Keep on Dancing Canada (KOD) as lead producer, and many other projects that helped to grow the urban and broader dance communities since 2000.